The last say on Brexit?

Who should get the final say on the Brexit deal?

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Politicians clash over 'people's vote' on Brexit

POLITICIANS in the North-East clashed last night over a decision by a number of Labour MPs to call for a "people's vote" to be held on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.

Anna Turley, Phil Wilson, Dr Paul Williams, Bridget Phillipson and Catherine McKinnell have all stressed they do not want to re-run the referendum but they want the British people to have their say on whatever deal is brokered between the Government and the EU.

Dr Williams, Stockton South MP, said British people should "have a say on the final deal, not just politicians", whilst Ms Turley, MP for Redcar, said getting the wrong deal could have a "massive impact" on the region's economy.

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John Humphrys - Brexit: Who Should Take the Final Decision?

Twice in a week the House of Lords has defeated the government on its EU Withdrawal Bill. The defeat on Monday night was in effect over the most fundamental issue of all: who, ultimately, should decide whether Britain does indeed leave the EU? MPs will, of course, have the opportunity to throw out the successful amendment when the bill returns to the Commons later this month but will they? The Labour Party supports it and an unknown number of Tory Remainers poised to do so too - which means the government may well not get its way.

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Labour under pressure to support a 'final say' on Brexit

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A new poll shows that 71% of Labour supporters would back a new referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.

The survey conducted by BMG Research for the Left Foot Forward website found that a significant majority of supporters would back another vote in the event of Theresa May failing to agree a post-Brexit deal.

The figure - which excludes 'don't knows' - compares to a third of Conservative supporters that would back another vote.

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